The Family Room Blog
Out and Up Front and FosterClub are models for how youth can speak publically about their experiences in a therapeutic, “trauma-informed” way that ensures young people’s emotional safety.
LGBTQ youth are more likely than their straight counterparts to be bullied by their peers, ostracized by their communities, or fall prey to the scourge of child sex trafficking.
Region 4 promotes ACF’s national vision to make a positive difference in the lives of our nation’s most vulnerable children and families.
The United States has welcomed more than 3 million refugees to America, through resettlement from over 80 countries, including Viet Nam, countries of the former Soviet Union, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Cuba, Cambodia, Laos, Burma and Bhutan.
ORR has established programs designed to ensure that LGBT refugees receive comprehensive, culturally-sensitive, and LGBT-friendly services and support.
Providers and federal staff are working to make Early Head Start and Head Start Centers more welcoming to LGBT families.
ACF has taken steps to strengthen services for LGBT populations, who may be disproportionately at risk of poor outcomes related to health, economic security and social well-being.